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CNBC
Oct 24, 2012 12:00pm EDT
? >> actually no, but it does give you some clarity here, because simon, i have great respect for your homeland, as you could see it's much more serious place, you can judge that by the ferris wheel in the background behind me. here's my view in the market. i think that the most interesting thing that happened today is that china came out with some unexpectedly positive news in terms of their manufacturing. unlike a government release, this is a private release, and it showed that pmi is picking up, but yet this is the first day where we haven't seen a massive run-up, 3%, 4%, 5% in the material stocks after the economic data came out. so what that means is that now we're looking at the u.s. and the slowing earnings picture, which continues to slow, and europe, where the news was negative. >> yes. >> i'm not saying it's all about the market, slightly positive here. we've had a great year. i don't see people rushing in, they see morris tock the downside. as i said, slightly bullish but i'm not adding. >> morgan stanley suggested today that from here on in the data, the news flow from china is lik
CNBC
Oct 22, 2012 12:00pm EDT
movers today with stephanie link, simon baker, you don't know why i'm so excited, you'll find out soon. steven weiss and steve grasso. >>> 90% of companies are lowering the bar for next quarter. the guidance stinks. so at what point does the weak outlook hit stock performance overall? simon, you're not married to tammy fay baker, what do you think? >> well, it's tough to recover to that one. earnings have been so disappointing as we've talked about through the show. i think for us, the most concerning thing is the reports. particularly in ibm -- >> the linearity? >> did you like that? >> yeah. >> it's like good english grammar school education. what can i tell you? particularly in technology. what i'm saying is the concern is, yes, the expectations are disappointing, but in terms of september sales being a lot softer than july, it's where the momentum is going. that's something to be a little bit concerned about. zbl zbl >> stephanie, how do you feel about the linearity. >> well, i won't go there, but only 25% of the company so far have reported. let's put this into a little bit of con
CNBC
Oct 17, 2012 1:00pm EDT
later. first though, simon's at the nyse. >> the vulnerability of technology locks outside apple during the earnings season is large today. losses of just over 5% on ibm. intel down over 3%. we're finding it difficult to get traction despite the fact that most sectors are in positive territory. still broadly we are creeping back to those record highs. take a look at the board. the dow about 620 points, or 4.5% from its october 2007 peak. the s&p about 100 points off its october 2007 peak. about 6.5%. we're five years older and almost back to where we were. >> all right. it is the day after debate -- i take my pen out of my mouth -- debate number two. the president and governor romney both back on the campaign trail. there are just 20 days to go now before election day. president obama in mt. vernon, iowa at this hour. governor romney down in my home state, in chesapeake, virginia. john harwood is here with us. where do the candidates stand now, john? what are they doing, how are they spinning it? >> they're both out on battleground states. both where barack obama has a slight lead over
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 6:00am EDT
growth you are trying to push a deal with simon properties. >> let me explain, general growth has been a good investment and we actually started off with brookfield as a partner and they've been a good partner to date. the problem is that they're pursuing their own agenda to get control of the country. >> let's set the table for a second. >> please. >> there's three companies here. there's general properties, general growth. >> mall company. >> there's simon. >> yep. >> and then there's -- >> brookfield, big shareholder. >> you're worried about brookfield taking over the company. >> correct. >> that's one of your worries. >> without paying a premium. >> and at the same time you're trying to push a deal with simon and unclear whether simon wants to buy the company. >> no, it is clear. >> it is clear? >> yes. >> even though recently they came out and said they don't want to buy the company. >> sure that's what they always say. >> the oldest story in the book, the question of price. >> it's always a question of price. >> so let me lay it out for you. board has a duty to its shareholders t
CNBC
Oct 10, 2012 9:00am EDT
. get your best rest ever from sleep train. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> simon hobbs here to tell us what's coming up at 10:00. >> good morning to you carl. we'll look at whether the $10 same-day delivery from walmart makes it more like amazon. can you profit from that announcement? we'll look at yum!'s earnings, still potential there and you've doubled your money in home depot over the last 14 months. is now the time to take money off the table with home depot? that and more in the next hour of "squawk on the street." >> in the meantime "six in 60." dollar tree. >> i like this call my neptune dollar tree and south have never looked better. >> monster beverage. >> if you're going to put the calories on the sodas look out. this is not what i think the health care officials mentioned this, this is not good cardiac wise. >> morgan stanley downgrading barrick. >> the gold stocks are terrible. plain and simple good call. >> johnson controls downgrade. >> this stock is way too expensive. wouldn't surprise me if it went down to there. >> credit suisse recommended by imax. >>
CNBC
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, simon and stephanie. how about it, steve, how are you playing it? >> first of all, scott, i have to pay off a debt to dave. he kicked my butt on the golf course. he rallied big. i'll get him next week. as far as the market goes, though, here's what i would say. earnings for the third quarter everybody knows they are going to be terrible. my daughters know they will be terrible, my dogs know it's going to be terrible. that's discounted in the market which will drive the market from here is the fourth quarter guidance and guides for 2013 and those are still very robust numbers in the s&p if they don't the major companies report don't take a hatchet to those earnings forecasts. so i think they will be okay. spain is the big issue. they will come in and ask for a bailout which is why a lot of credit funds are working today because maybe it was today. >> you're nothing if not a name dropper, right? i'm glad you don't throw out the names of the high rollers that you roll with. >> you judge by the company you keep. which is why i'm sitting as far away from you as possible. >> you've done that.
CNBC
Oct 26, 2012 9:00am EDT
midnight. what's the scene like right now, simon? >> reporter: good morning to you. welcome to one of the 34 pop-up stores across america that microsoft has launched today taking the message very much the commercial message to the streets. you can see it's busy. they opened this at 10:00 last night. there's 34 stores across america that will remain open until 1:00 monday morning. obviously it's the launch of the surface, the new tablet. you know that. also the launch of windows 8. they want to create the buzz that apple is able to create. they want to take it right on the street. guess who just turned up? the chief operating officer for microsoft, kevin turner, is with us. quite an endeavor to put up 34 outlets like this. i presume you had to train this staff. >> absolutely, simon. today we're opening up 34 of our stores in addition to 30 of our regular stores. we have 64 stores open. we have lines getting people trained and excited. there's excitement around windows 8 and certainly surface. >> i don't see a huge number of surface being sold. >> all of these bought surface and are
FOX News
Oct 2, 2012 10:00am PDT
of changing who pays for your health care." and simon rosenberg, president and founder of the new democrat network, also a former clinton campaign adviser. gentlemen, thanks so much for being here. steve, let me start with you. so places like sears and olive garden, red lobster, they're going to give their employees a chunk of change, and supposedly you can go out and buy your own insurance. is this a great idea or a horrible idea? [laughter] >> i actually kind of like the direction here of, basically, saying to workers you can shop around, you can buy the health care plan that really suits your need. so it's a kind of freedom of choice approach. now, the way this ties in, by the way, allison, to obama's health care plan that you were talking about a minute ago is that under obama's plan what you're seeing is a lot of employers are dropping their health care plans that they provided for years to their employers, and they're going to put those workers into what's called the health care exchange under obamacare. that's something that workers are resisting because it means they're not going t
CNBC
Oct 2, 2012 9:00am EDT
has not ♪ >>> 10:00 a.m. coming up. we'll begin with simon huff. hey, simon. >> shawn matthews will be joining us. microsoft, google or apple? we'll also have renown chef nobu on the program. he's opening a hotel in vegas, believe it or not. back to you. >> that jalapeno is the best thing on the planet. meanwhile, six in 60. >> it is a bunch of new products. deutsche says panera remains strong. >> this is the survivor. this is the quick service food people really like. >> credit sweeps goes from a hold to a sell on safeway. >> this is whole foods. trader joe's if it became public would be a sidebar. >> b of a, recommended by sirius xm? >> this really is interesting that the stock could be capped by liberty media, but they went out to give it a $3 price tag. please don't change that. >> wynn resorts, buy it? >> when is a chinese play. you have to believe that the chinese are going to start spending again or it won't work. >> skywork solutions? >> this is one, do they have enough in the apple ipod? do they not? it goes back and forth. >> more of the names, go to our website. >> m
CNBC
Oct 29, 2012 5:00pm EDT
want to take a look at. >> quickly, simon baker, in terms of home depot and lowe's and builder stocks getting the benefit, this could also rob, though, discretionary sales. sales of clothing and apparel later on. >> yeah. i think regardless of what is going on, home improvement stocks are continuing with the homing side. lowe's and also home depot. also suppliers, companies like simpson. when with you got big tragedies like this with big winds and earthquakes, et cetera, go back and start looking at the code and how they are built. simpson strong tide has a strong code does well. stock is up 40% after irene. you are right. in this type of market you go out and buying stuff you need. not stuff that would be nice to have. the retailers and malls typically doing poorly dhurg period of time. >> more on retailers later in the show. we want to talk about stock markets, hurricane sandy forcing the closure of the new york stock exchange today and tomorrow. the first two-day weather related closure since 1888. bob pisani, who is usually on the floor of the stock exchange, joins us here on set
SFGTV
Oct 11, 2012 8:30pm PDT
>> hello, my name is jennifer. >> my name is simone. we are going on a field trip to take pictures up the hill. >> c'mon, c'mon, c'mon. >> actually, i have been here a lot. i have never looked closely enough to see everything. now, i get to take pictures. >> we want to try to get them to be more creative with it. we let them to be free with them but at the same time, we give them a little bit of direction. >> you can focus in here. >> that was cool. >> if you see that? >> behind the city, behind the houses, behind those hills. the see any more hills? >> these kids are wonderful. they get to explore, they get to see different things. >> we let them explore a little bit. they get their best. if their parents ever ask, we can learn -- they can say that they learned about the depth of field or the rule of thirds or that the shadows can give a good contrast. some of the things they come up with are fantastic. that is what we're trying to encourage. these kids can bring up the creativity and also the love for photography. >> a lot of people come into my classes and they don't feel like t
CNBC
Oct 4, 2012 9:00am EDT
day. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ >>> let's get to simon hobbs and see what's coming up. >> good morning, krarlcarl. the ceo of car max will be weighing in on the presidential debate last night. we'll look at same-store sales. kohl's taking it on the chin today in the wake of their falls in sales. and also matt lauer on the "today" show this morning asked mark zuckerberg a very simple question, why around you killing it financially? we'll talk about facebook and play that footage. back to you guys. >> even used the words "killing it." thanks. time for "6 in 60." we'll begin with ryder system upgrade. >> crucial trapt. we need this one higher. i like it. >> holey frontier downgraded at ubs. >> i think it's nuts. we have a big glut of oil. they're a win. >> you had eric wiseman on "mad" last night. >> he's saying, look, christmas shopping is going to be good, great. >> fedex, rbc, cautious. >> i'm a buyer, not a seller. >> cowan like safeway. >> good luck with that. i think this is a whole foods moment. >> and target's raised to bear. >> this is one of the greatest untold
CNBC
Oct 5, 2012 9:00am EDT
there autographed by simon, by me, jim, david, melissa. did we give it to santelli and david? >> i think we did. >> we'll announce the winner later in our program. maybe it's you. best of luck, we think that pen, by the way is waterproof, but if it's not. >> that's why i signed it on the inside. >> i wasn't sure. i thought it would be safe. it's great. it's a collector's item, really. >> i hope they don't see it on ebay immediately. >> no bid. i like visa mastercard and i like paypal. >> all right. last night on "mad money," in case you didn't watch, he sent it to the shredder. get ready for cramer's mad dash and shoppers and investors, the president of sears and kmart will share his holiday season strategy for giving both stores a much-needed sales boost. >> take one more look at futures hanging on to an implied open about 60 points to the upside after the jobs number. we'll see if it lasts when "squawk on the street" comes back. er. who has 11 major brands to choose from? your ford dealer. who's offering a rebate? your ford dealer. who has the low price tire guarantee... affording peace of mi
CNBC
Oct 18, 2012 9:00am EDT
you so much, simon. time for six in swing state 60. six stocks in 60 seconds. jim, who's in ohio. we'll start with united rentals. >> yesterday the stock was up gigantically. why? the renting of capital equipment is strong. i think that's a positive sign for the economy. >> we haven't talked much ebay. earnings last night? >> carl, i think you guys are going to be discussing it with simon. this was a triquarter for paypal. that's what matters. much better growth than american express, which was open. >> was key corp. the best earnings so far? >> i think key corp. actually tops citigroup as far as being the best. this was really good data interest margin. the only other one that had it is citi. >> ibc downgrading potash. >> potash needs to lower its costs. the way to do that is use american natural gas. more on that tonight. >> mellanox, you say is blowing up. >> this is an israeli based company. they did tepid guidance. not enough. >> and lowering the value on facebook. >> i can't emphasize enough. there's a big lock-up. be careful, facebook. >> you've got a lot tonight, and it's not
CNBC
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am EDT
side? >> simon, i think what ryan should actually do is follow the boss' lead and i think that it's gotten the campaign to where they are today. they have the momentum. and i would like to see congressman ryan keep it going. i think can he do every bit of that. when you think about what the issues are here, there is such a sharp contrast, differences, between the two campaigns. and i think vice president biden actually has got to make up for some of the lost ground that the president got their campaign into last week. i think it's a very tough uphill battle for vice president biden. if he comes across tonight as too aggressive, i mean he needs to be aggressive. but if he's an attack dog, i think he's going to push them further into a hole. i think that congressman ryan, based on what i've seen over the course of the last several months, he is very thoughtful. he's calm, he collects his thoughts and he portrays a very good image for the campaign. >> dennis, we'll leave it there. thank for your time and analysis on two very important topics today. sprint and the debate. >> don't ton
NBC
Oct 31, 2012 12:35am PDT
's -- >> steve: yeah. [ light laughter ] >> jimmy: this next one is from @jedlewis. they went as simon and garfunkel. there's the real simon and garfunkel on the left. and look at the -- [ laughter ] [ cheers and applause ] pretty good, man. [ applause ] >> steve: that is great. >> jimmy: yeah, i like that one. >> steve: that is good. look like george costanza. [ laughter ] and jason segel. garfunkel. >> jimmy: we're down to our last one here. it's from @kellyannebarber. it's the fitt romney boys. they got my vote. there they are. [ cheers and applause ] there you have it. tonight's "late night instagrams!" [ cheers and applause ] to check out more of our favorites, go to latenightwithjimmyfallon.com. we'll be right back with more "late night." [ cheers and applause ] ♪ people really love snapshot from progressive, but don't just listen to me. listen to these happy progressive customers. i plugged in snapshot, and 30 days later, i was saving big on car insurance. with snapshot, i knew what i could save before i switched to progressive. the better i drive, the more i save. i wish our
CNBC
Oct 25, 2012 9:00am EDT
work out just like cannibalization. >> simon raises a great point, us media types on the east coast. we might have access to u all of these devices. are you -- do you want to buy an ipad mini, over an ipad touch or over an ipad itself. it seems like you have a number of choices in the apple product line. but you're probably only going choose one in that first go and the ipad mini is a perfectly fine option but it's certainly not the price you're going to get for an ipad itself. >> with this comment that everybody's a winner, if all else fails, you could become a schoolteacher. >> everybody gets a gold medal these days, everything gets a trophy these days. >> there is such a thing called seg lar growth. nooks and i patds are all -- it's a good moment in america. >> always good to get your view zblft thanks, guys, i appreciate it. >> quite the earnings seasons this quarter, and our own herb greenberg is looking at the excuses people are using. >> we have one at least the winner of what i think is basically the kitchen sink award. in fact they have won this hands downing, it's martin zarre
NBC
Oct 23, 2012 2:05am PDT
abuse. that's why she shaved her head. >> simon lufthe. back in 2007, it was a very dark, dark period for britney. she had this manager at the time, sam lufthe. he has taken her to civil court and wants some of the royalties that she's made while he was managing her, and it also came out that her mother who had a book out and said some very harsh things about sam. >> he's saying he was defamed. >> at the time, though, in 2007 i worked at a magazine that was the only magazine to spend a day with britney. it was a really, really bad day, and i think during this trial we're going to find out how difficult that time was for her. i saw it firsthand. >> you don't think they'll settle it beforehand? >> i don't think so. i think the family is so angry with this gentleman that they don't want to pay him a penny is what i think. i think we're going to find out some really dark secrets in court. she's doing great now. >> it was 2007. that's behind her. >> pippa is in the news. >> pippa has a book out. i think this is great. she's one of the most famous ladies in the world. we've never really hea
CNBC
Oct 1, 2012 9:00am EDT
president, charles evans. steve? >> thanks very much, simon. definitely upside surprising. what i've heard from economists is they're looking for more upside surprises in the services index which i saw a report this morning. this will come in a couple of days, up to 54. we'll see. obviously not the bottom but obviously not all that great. and i'd be interested to know what the employment production and the new orders indices were inside those numbers. those will be the kind of details that will tell us how strong the internals were on the ism. i talked to charlie evans this morning. he was one of the advocates of what we're calling the q.e. infinity program, the idea of keeping your foot on the accelerator, the central bank keeping its foot on the accelerator as long as employment remained above 7%. just a little background, the fed did not go with evans' specific proposal but did create an open-ended quantitative easing. so i asked him, how open-ended is it? what happens at the end of this year when operation twist ends? what happens to additions to the balance sheet? here's what he said.
CBS
Oct 21, 2012 7:00pm PDT
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MSNBC
Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
fun. hey, roger, simon, this is monday afternoon satire on tape. >> i heard that at the debate, they're going to ask the candidates questions and the candidates are then going to respond to those questions. >> i think -- that's the traditional format. i don't know. i don't know if they're going to stick to the traditional debate format. >> we'll have to wait and see. >> it would be important what they say. >> what they say is going to be sort of the overarcing theme of this debate. what they say will be incredibly important. >> will they -- >> that will be the most important thing and the tone that they use as they speak. >> right. and how they look and do they double down or walk it back? >> right. >> people will be watching for the doubling down, walking back. >> or walking back. >> and game change moments. >> guys, ultimately, we're not going to know untilt the exit polls on election. even after the debate, after you hear the questions, and the responses, the doubling down and the walking back, we still won't know until voters go and pull the lever for their preferred candidate. >
NBC
Oct 16, 2012 12:35am PDT
to say that. [ laughter ] i say, carly simon, "the spy who loved me." that was great. >> yeah, yeah. >> jimmy: was that roger moore? >> roger moore, yeah. >> jimmy: he's clearly in front of a green screen. he's definitely not skiing. he's going like -- and he's just clearly just standing in front of green screen. and then he jumps of a cliff, and then you're like, "he's going to die." >> and the parachute opens. >> jimmy: parachute comes out. and it's the union jack. and i'm crying. [ in british accent ] and my british accent comes out. and then, i'm not adele. >> that's very good. >> jimmy: me and adele kind of have the same accent like that. [ laughter ] no, but that -- "live and let die," paul mccartney and wings. >> that's pretty brilliant, yeah. >> jimmy: duran duran even killed with "a view to a kill," i love that one. but this one in "skyfall," adele, i'm just excited about this. and you -- here's another reason why you're awesome. and then i will stop telling you why you're awesome. but it seems like you do -- >> you don't have to. >> jimmy: i know i don't and i don't really
NBC
Oct 30, 2012 12:35am PDT
, gentlemen. thanks, guys! thanks! i want to thank my guests, simon cowell, britney spears and billy gardell! and of course, two door cinema club. tomorrow night, john c. reilly will be here. but, "jimmy fallon" coming up next, jimmy! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: hey, everybody. this is jimmy fallon. i'm here on 50th street in manhattan. hurricane sandy is on its way, and i'm hoping if you're watching, you're at home, you're safe, you're warm. we sent our audience home so that they can be safe and warm, but we're here. all of our guests came, which is big for us. we were worried that we weren't going to get guests, but we got some good ones here. from "saturday night live," seth meyers is going to be on the show tonight. "weekend update," he's a funny guy. we have from "top chef" -- hey! this is a rotating -- do you want to hop in with me? we have padma lakshmi. wow, she's just awesome and fun to be around and just fun to talk to and gorgeous on top of that. and we have the one and only, director robert zemeckis. he has a movie called "flight" that's coming out this week with denzel
NBC
Oct 27, 2012 12:35am EDT
my guests, sarah silverman, paula deen and lyle lovett. monday night, simon cowell and britney spears will be here. but jimmy fallon coming up next. jimmy! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> steve: from studio 6b in rockefeller center, the national broadcasting company presents -- tonight's guests are -- and featuring the legendary roots crew. and here he is -- jimmy fallon! [ cheers and applause ] captions paid for by nbc-universal television -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >>> jimmy: hey, thank you so much. welcome. [ cheers and applause ] welcome you guys. thank you and welcome to "late night with jimmy fallon," everyone. we've got a big show. it's going to be a lot of fun tonight. here's what people are talking about today. weather forecasters are now referring to hurricane sandy next week as franken-storm -- [ laughter ] because it will fall on halloween. of course, they don't have any more info on the storm because they spent the last four days coming up with franken-storm. [ laughter ] what cool name could we come up -- hurricane boo boo? no, no, n
CNBC
Oct 23, 2012 1:00pm EDT
begins right now. >>> that is right, simon, what an hour we have in store for you. we begin this hour at the realtime exchange and the dow heat map, which vividly tells the story of a stock market down more than 200 points on the dow. one of the very few dow stocks that has been positive for much of the morning, intel and microsoft. microsoft, interesting, because right now, in san jose, california, one of microsoft's biggest rivals, apple computer, is set to unveil what many believe will be the new must-have damageet, so the called miniipad. now this is, if you can make it out, a live picture, we haven't had this before, of the theater where the product is going to be unveiled. our jon fortt is inside the event. brian sullivan is outside. he will give us live updates as the details are unveiled. >> a lot of tension down here, you can't afford to go anywhere this hour, with the dow and s & p at the lowest level necessary seven weeks, statistics for you. the markets dropped, the dow had the biggest point drop in the 1 p.m. hour. fry davis the same story, the dow had its biggest point d
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 9:00am EDT
in the house, for example. >> reporter: you know, if i were the romney campaign, simon, i've got multiple things to worry about. that would be one of the least things that i have to worry about. what he's got to do more than anything else is get the share up among women. he tried to do that at the convention. he needs to do it right now. especially white college-educated women. mitt romney has got to get about 60% of the white vote. he's fine among white men to get there but needs to do better among white women, especially upscale suburban white women, the kind that turned away from him on some social issues and the role of government. that's the opening for him and he's got to cease it. >> coverage of the first presidential debate begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern time here on cnbc. carl quintanilla, maria, and others will be hosting that. >> shares are down of metropcs. making it the fourth largest wireless company behind sprint. so often left out in the cold. what is next for sprint on hopes of the user base? we're joined by jim, an analyst. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. >> as w
CNBC
Oct 31, 2012 9:00am EDT
restored to the families that we serve. we're committed to doing that. >> tom, i think what simon may be getting to is as the head of the utility, con ed clearly they planned big but i guess are others in the industry or you saying maybe they didn't plan enough? >> i'm not saying that. one of the things you have to understand too with the scope of this storm every location has to deal with the environment in which they are facing. every location is going to be different than every other location. we have to face unique circumstances and manage that process as best we can. i am absolutely confident that the leadership and the folks and boots on the ground at con ed are doing everything they can do to get the power back on as safely and as expeditiously as possible. >> you mentioned unusual nature of these storms. it seems as though we have unusual storms a lot more frequently than we used to. you run one of the largest power companies in the country, is it your thought that talks of climate change will come to the fore and lead to discussions about your business? >> the point is right
FOX News
Oct 26, 2012 3:00am PDT
would love to hear your reaction to simon cowell possibly wanting carmen electra to be one of the judges on america's got talent. >> i think it's great. simon has a great gut instinct. he's great at what he does. and i go along with his choice. it's a great show to -- >> are you wanting out? >> 6th season, it has been an unbelievable ride. >> what about howard stern? >> i know howard personally we have been friends for 25 years. it's not like i am never going to see howard. our friendship is that song it will continue. it's time to do other things. >> you are busy because you are not only doing that but you are also doing "the talk" as well and you are an ambassador for the at kin's diet. you lost a lot of weight. you look fantastic. >> i am. thank you. thank you. it was time. turning 60 it's like okay do i really want to turn 60 and still be uncomfortable in my clothes and trying to wear things that make me look slimmer than i am, it's like, no, enough. deal with it. >> why the atkins diet? there are millions of diets. that's the one where you eat bacon all of the time? >> you know what
CNBC
Oct 3, 2012 4:00am EDT
with accusations that the industry is sitting on cash rather than investing it. joining us now is simon perry, senior partner at inston young. a 13-figure sum. this is really referred to as -- need to energize off the sidelines and put into some sort of a vehicle. why to you think this hasn't been put to work just yet? >> i think the trillion number that's mentioned in the article you're referring to is not a number i recognize. i think the number is probably more like half that. >> so not $200 billion, you think it's about $100 billion? >> you mentioned the trillion, 200 of which relates to the 2007 and 2008 funds. 2007 and 2008 were definitely peak years for dry powder. that's the committed funds that haven't yet been spent on new investments. but it's actually been falling since then. it's quite a complicated issue. there are a number of reasons why fans haven't been investing, but although investments were at a peak in 2007 and 2008, there have been substantial investments through the subsequent years. >> so if there is cash that some of these private equities firms are sitting on and it'
CNBC
Oct 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
. simon, all in all, a good quarter for bofa. no bank ceo has come out guns blazing and said this is going to be a great near term environment for banks. we'll have to see. no great news, but at least no bad news. >> still have morgan stanley tomorrow. we'll see what they say. >> exactly. >> let's focus on technology. clearly, we have a few major issues weighing on the dow. as far as ibm is concerned, down almost 4% there. we're joined now from stern ag. he has a buy rating and a $230 price target. welcome to the program again. >> yeah. thanks for having me on. >> nice to see you. let's focus, if we may, on what is being said here, particularly with ibm about the broader outlook for technology. you listened to what the ceo said on the conference call and he's talking about a sharp drop in business in the united states. on a macro level, how worried should we be? >> yeah. so definitely, the macro is weighing on technology. but at the same time, ibm has, we think, two issues that were more company specific and not as macro. for example, the software business, we estimate that it was impacted
NBC
Oct 22, 2012 7:00am PDT
and understated. anyway, she had a baby with her boyfriend named simon, and she's 34. he is 38. >> good for her. >> everybody is talking about this. there's a weather man who apparently did something crazy on the air. >> we don't know what it is. >> we haven't seen it, but it's been circulating, so let's watch. >> this is a tropical storm. why are you showing me this? because john is going to move north. the moisture from john goes over. the spin, the storm itself will turn into a depression. nothing really to worry about as far as wind goes, but watch where the precipitation will go. some of it will head up towards the west. some of it will -- [ laughing ] >> oh, my god. oh, no, indeed. why are you showing us that? we don't know. oh. >> oh. anyway, now, saturday night live apparently was fantastic. bruno mars was hosting it, and very rarely do they have the host also be the musical guest, but i guess loren michaels says let's get you for both because he is amazing. >> it's the highest rated "snl" of the season. >> good for him. >> there was a bit. we were talking about the brad pitt chanel ad.
CNBC
Oct 15, 2012 6:00am EDT
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CNN
Oct 5, 2012 1:00pm PDT
valley correspondent dan simon is looking into it for us. >> reporter: steve merryfield owns a high-end sporting goods shop. after 27 years in business, he'd been preparing to sell it. all the records for potential buyers stored on his computer server. so he was more than concerned when he realized all his data had been frozen. >> the last words i remember is, this is not good. this is not good. >> reporter: it turned out hackers had taken control of his machine and flashed a message. for $3,000 he could have his data back. but it didn't stop there. he'd have to fork over an additional $1,000 for each week he didn't comply. he'd become a victim of what's being called ransomware. had you ever heard the term rans ransomware before? >> no. i can say that it's, you know, appropriately named. you feel victimized. you feel helpless. >> reporter: ransomware is becoming so pervasive that it prompted the fbi to put out a warning. the bureau says it's getting dozens of complaints each day. >> it's one of the more destructive pieces of malware. they'll encrypt the files and if you don't pay, t
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